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Jeff Bezos' Space Company Just Tested This Extremely Cool Vertical Launch and Land Rocket: VIDEO


Check out the 50ft. prototype New Shepard rocket Amazon founder and marriage equality advocate Jeff Bezos' company Blue Origin launched successfully using Vertical Take-off and Vertical Landing (VTVL) technology, a test the company calls  a long-term effort, which we're pursuing incrementally, step by step."

That's some Jetsons kind of stuff.


(via reddit)

And this isn't easy stuff. Here's Space Xs's attempt at it. And you may remember NASA's, which exploded.

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  1. That can't be done. It's fake.

    Posted by: STOPIT | Nov 19, 2012 11:09:34 AM

  2. That looks an awful lot like Dr. Evil's spaceship in the Austin Powers movies... :-P

    Posted by: David | Nov 19, 2012 11:25:19 AM

  3. These Butt Machine Boys videos are getting really sophisticated.

    Posted by: jrip | Nov 19, 2012 11:26:24 AM

  4. That's some phallic kind of stuff.

    Posted by: Jacques | Nov 19, 2012 11:42:46 AM

  5. If it's real. it's cool.
    But scale is this thing ? One foot ? Sixty feet ?

    Posted by: JackFknTwist | Nov 19, 2012 12:44:39 PM

  6. Sorry, can't take it seriously. The 12 year old in me has taken over.

    Posted by: Brandon H | Nov 19, 2012 2:31:55 PM

  7. It does look like giant flying penis.

    Posted by: jaragon | Nov 19, 2012 5:04:54 PM

  8. I don't care if it was fake. That was awesome.

    Posted by: Gast | Nov 19, 2012 8:25:16 PM

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